MAKING A MAGAZINE : BEHIND THE SCENES OF MAKING ISSUE I
Making a magazine was an unknown world to me. I had never even opened indesign before starting this issue - let alone laid out a full magazine from start to finish. So you can imagine that this first issue was filled with 'firsts'. While I wish I could say it was a piece of cake - even tho many pieces of cake were eaten in the making of this magazine-- It was one of the hardest things I have created yet to date.
Rose + Strawberry Sangria
What is better in summer than Sangria? I'm always looking for ways to mix it up and create new inventive drinks. Sangria being one of my classic - easy , go -to drinks, I tend to make it often. Especially when a group is involved. This time, I wanted to combine sangria, with two of my favorite components-- strawberry and rose. If you have been following us, you know that whenever there is an opportunity to use rose, I usually will take it and this is one of those moments.
Lemonade is kinda one of the best - refreshing drinks, ever created. There is literally an endless array of options when it comes to spicing it up as well, and this time -- lemongrass was the obvious choice. It's super simple and add's a bit of a kick to the already delicious drink. If you choose to squeeze your own, or buy a freshly squeezed carton- there is no way to go wrong. Make sure to decorate it and use some extra fresh lemongrass as stirs!
THE BIRTHDAY BABES W/ SAVANNAH LATIMER + ARIE FREE PT. ONE
Waking up on your birthday can be one of the best feelings in the world-- kinda like christmas, but better. For It's the day you were brought into this world and there is nothing as special. Its the one day, that you are allowed to find the child within you and just play.
THE BIRTHDAY BABES W/ SAVANNAH LATIMER + ARIE FREE PT. TWO
The party continues with these two birthday babes - Savannah Latimer + Arie Free. Follow their at home birthday adventure, as they set up for the perfectly pink party. I dunno about you, but I will be getting many balloons for my next birthday. They remind me of my childhood and give me that little tickle of excitement in my soul.
WINTER + HIBERNATION
I've been thinking a lot about the bears lately.. yes, the bears that sleep tucked away in a winters forest. Maybe they've always just had it right -- take a break in those winter months-- a long nap that rejuvenates the body and soul, so that when the time comes, you again are ready to take on the world.
CHRISTMAS MORNING PT. TWO W/ PEPPERMINT CHOCOLATE LATTE'S (VEGAN)
Part two of Chelsey Rose Health and our Christmas Morning Menu-- try our homemade Peppermint Chocolate Latte's -- or Peppermint Chocolate milk, for those caffeine free kids. I--- like many other's, absolutely die for a peppermint mocha latte the minute they are available in the shops. So I figured-- why not make one myself to share in the comfort of my own home with my friends and family on christmas.
CHRISTMAS MORNING PT. ONE W/ GINGER COCONUT SCONES (GLUTEN FREE)
The perfect christmas morning should have plenty of sweets, warm elixirs and windows dusted lightly with white. Chelsey Rose Health and I got together one last time before the holidays to talk about how to get busy in the kitchen with christmas-- while also being mindful of what sweets we indulge in. We came up with this tasty morning scone paired perfectly with our homemade Peppermint Chocolate latte.